Millennium Post

Make way for catastrophe

12 Jun 2019 2:39 PM GMT
Climate Change has now given way to Climate Catastrophe — it is time that India, among the worst sufferers, builds a groundswell of opinion favouring real action

Has civil society failed?

12 April 2019 4:19 PM GMT
Yes, green issues are missing from poll discourse, but who is to be blamed?

Development with care

11 Jun 2018 5:24 PM GMT
Until we reform environmental governance fundamentally, cases like Sterlite will keep repeating and environmental conflicts will only inflate

Overcome colonial hangover

11 May 2018 4:01 PM GMT
The forest department in India needs to reverse its role from being the owner and regulator of forests to becoming a facilitator in community-managed forests

US walking away

2 Jun 2017 4:03 PM GMT
Without the US being held accountable for reducing its share of emissions, the world cannot keep warming “well below 2°C”.

Differentiated and legally binding

28 Oct 2016 8:26 PM GMT
One of the reasons that make the recently concluded climate conference in Kigali, Rwanda, notable is that 197 countries came together here and signed...

Should Class X Board exam be reinstated?

15 Aug 2016 8:10 PM GMT
Exams are scary for all children. Children everywhere dread exams and governments and pedagogues have experimented with different strategies to make...

Post-Paris summit: The ‘historic’ agreement

18 Dec 2015 8:46 PM GMT
The world has given its assent to the Paris Agreement on climate change. Countries used words such as “strong”, “durable”, “dynamic” to describe the...

High ambition coalition! Are you joking?

11 Dec 2015 9:25 PM GMT
As I had predicted, the United States has played dirty politics at the Paris climate conference. As we move into the last two days of negotiations, a...

A symbolic budget

12 July 2014 10:17 PM GMT
I do not want to be too critical of this budget, as the finance minister (FM) is new: he has not even completed two months in office. However, I do...

Renewable energy has arrived

1 March 2014 11:48 PM GMT
In the past 10 years, installation of renewable energy for electricity has grown at an annual rate of 25 per cent. It has reached 30,000 MW as of...

And the World gets a yellow card

4 Dec 2013 12:31 AM GMT
It’s cold and raining in Warsaw. As I leave the Polish city, I do not hope much from the ongoing climate talks under the United Nations Framework...
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